Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Live to the point of tears.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.